Dumfries Primestock Report
C & D Auction Marts Ltd held Weekly Sale of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 31st August 2016.
A small but good Show of Prime Cattle were forward to the usual ringside of buyers and were short of requirements. Good types of butchers cattle met a fast trade selling to a top of 225p for an outstanding Limousin Bullock from Mesr R Neill, Upper Tinwald to John Scott Meat Ltd, Paisley.
Other Top prices
Charolais to 224p from AC & S Martin, Horseholm to John Scott Meat Ltd, Paisley. Limousin to 216p from Upper Tinwald, Torthorwald to Ballard Butchers, Castle Douglas
37 OTM Cattle forward – Cast Cows met a fast selling trade for all classes and remained short of buyers requirements, selling to a top of 152p for a Limousin from Archbank Farming, Moffat and to £1100.25 for a Simmental x from Mesr Fisher, Merrick who had an excellent run of cows to average just short of £1000.
Sellers should take advantage of the live trade at Dumfries Mart.
Limousin to 152p, 134p, 133p Merrick, 146p, 144p Archbank
Simmental to 135p, 127p Merrick, 132p Lochbank
British Friesain to 130p Fardingjames, 126p, 119p, 110 Drum
Holstein Friesain to 125p, 120 Conheath, 118p Trailflat, 115p Halldykes, 115p Longrigg
Angus to 118p Carsegowan
Ayrshire to 104p Ryemuir
British Friesain to £981.75 Drum
Ayrshire to £780 Ryemuir
Holstein Friesain to £993.75, £960 Conheath, £991.20 Trailflat
Simmental to £1100.25, £927.10 Merrick
Limousin to £1018.40, £964.80, £944.30 Merrick, £992.80, £921.60 Archbank
1840 Prime Sheep
A fine show of 1053 Prime Lambs were forward to the usual full ringside of buyers and with an excellent show for quality saw one of the best trades this week levelling at 182.5p.
Selling to a top of £95 for Heavy texels from Auchenfad and to 202p for an outstanding pen of Beltex Lambs from Messrs Hyslop, Netherton, and Texels from David Graham, Hillhead.
Texel to £95 Auchenfad
Suffolk to £84 Dalfibble
Texel to £90 Druidhall, £89.50, £84.50 Kirkbride, £86 Paulsland, £84.50 Nether Laggan
Suffolk to £88 Kirkbride, £87, £86 Abune the Brae, £85 Townhead
Texel to £86.50 Auchenfad, £86, £83.50 Druidhall, £85, £84.50 Upper Tinwald
Beltex to £85 Hillhead, £84 Woodcroft, £83, £80 Netherton, £80.50 Capelfoot
Suffolk to £83.50 Kirkbride, £81.50 Woodcroft, £79 Maxwelltown
Mule to £70.50 Sweetbit, £65 Brandleys
Texel to £75 Whinneyhill, £69 South Glen, £69 Over Cairn
Beltex to £70 Auchenfad
Suffolk to £68 North Park, £64.50 brandleys, £64 Ewanston
Mule to £63 Meikle Barncleugh, £62.50 Brandleys
Blackface to £56.50 Lochryan, £56 Brandleys
787 Cast Ewes & Rams forward – Cast Sheep up £2-£3 on the week with a top of £140 for a Charollais Ram from R Crichton, Nether Locharwoods.
Texel to £115.50 Skipmyre, £108.50 Dressertland Cott, £90 Bankhead of Tinwald
Cheviot to £77.50 Dressertland Cott
Continental to £76.50 Bettyknowes
Suffolk to £74.50 Bettyknowes
Leicester to £69.50 Castle Brae
Mule to £67.50 Hightownhead, £67.50 Glenlaugh, £66.50 kirkbride, £66.50 Slacks, £65.50 Bettyknowes
Blackface to £57.50 Hall of Drumpark, £55.50 Kirkland, £55.50 Gilchristland, £53.50 Meikle Barncleugh
Charollais to £140 Nether Locharwoods, £124.50 Skipmyre
Texel to £102 Skipmyre, £98.50 Nether Locharwoods, £85.50 Ford
Suffolk to £99.50 Ford, £65.50 Carsegowan
Blackface to £81.50 Craigdarroch